The Power of Protein at Breakfast

The Power of Protein at Breakfast

Environmental Nutrition Newsletter Toast, bagels, oatmeal, and cold cereal. That’s the high-carb stuff of the typical American breakfast. Yet the…

The Perfect Lunch Bowl: The One Formula You Need

The Perfect Lunch Bowl: The One Formula You Need

Sitting down to a healthy lunch gives you a chance to refocus and refuel during a busy day. If you…

How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health

How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health

When you’re constantly plowing through mile-long to-do lists and putting out family fires (e.g.., the kids are fighting … again;…

Is a wrap healthier than a sandwich?

Is a wrap healthier than a sandwich?

  Q: Are wraps healthier than sandwiches? A: That depends. Some tortilla wraps contain more calories and carbohydrates than two…

Smart food choices, smart portions

Smart food choices, smart portions

Healthy eating can often seem complicated. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer volume of foods available in grocery…

8 tips to master portion control

8 tips to master portion control

From restaurants to packaged foods to home cooking, portion sizes have ballooned in past decades. Many health experts link the…

Five bad eating habits you should break

Five bad eating habits you should break

Feel like you’re doing everything right, yet still struggling to keep your weight in check? You might be falling prey…

Eating resolutions to keep, ditch

Eating resolutions to keep, ditch

By Breana Lai, M.P.H., R.D. Many of us vow to get healthier as a New Year’s resolution, but if you’re…

You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat

With so many diets out there promising weight loss, longevity and a youthful glow, what is the right way to…

Eat Your Medicine

Eat Your Medicine

Photos by Kyle Edwards Filling a grocery cart with good foods can be as important to your overall health as filling…

Six tips for a healthier Thanksgiving

Six tips for a healthier Thanksgiving

By Shaun Dreisbach Thanksgiving is all about abundance — or, often, overabundance. Your Uncle Tom wants to bring his favorite…

Ten ways to raise a healthy eater

Ten ways to raise a healthy eater

By Claire McCarthy, M.D. Harvard Health Blog As a pediatrician, I talk about healthy eating a lot — and I…

Boost-your-mood foods combat winter blues

Boost-your-mood foods combat winter blues

By Lindsay Westley Whether wintertime for you means blizzards or drizzle, one thing is certain: short, dark days can take…

5 tips for eating to age well

5 tips for eating to age well

Environmental Nutrition Newsletter If you want to keep a sharp mind and able body as you age, it takes a…

Not all processed foods are unhealthy

Not all processed foods are unhealthy

Harvard Health Letters Nutrition gurus often urge us to spurn processed foods in favor of whole ones. But not all…